The Apollo Awards recognize retail excellence in the sales and marketing of outdoor furnishings. Finalists must demonstrate outstanding accomplishments and commitment to customer service. Winners in two categories, singe store and multi-store, were selected from a group of 11 finalists through an online ballot.

Finalists must demonstrate outstanding accomplishments and a commitment to customer service. The ICFA membership will vote via an online ballot for a winner in each of two categories later this summer. Finalists will be honored and the winners announced at the ICFA Awards Gala on September 18 at The Field Museum during the Casual Market Chicago.

Finalists in the 2015 competition include:

Single-Store Category 

  • AuthenTeak, Atlanta
  • Hill Company, Philadelphia
  • Outdoor Elegance, LaVerne, Calif.
  • Patios Plus, Rancho Mirage, Calif.
  • Sunnyland Furniture, Dallas
  • Village Green Home and Garden, Rockford, Ill.

Multi-Store Category 

  • ABSCO Fireplace & Patio, Birmingham, Ala.
  • Great Gatherings, Annapolis, Md., and Gainesville, Va.
  • Outside in Style, Austin, Texas
  • Summer House, Tukwila, Wash.
  • Yard Art Patio & Fireplace, Irving, Texas

Single Store Category: Hill Company, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
​Multi-Store Category: Yard Art Patio & Fireplace, with 5 stores in Texas